fbpx

Main Program | The Animals in That Country

15 Oct 2021 10:00 - 10:45
/ IDR 299,000 (All Main Program Access)
Online via townscript.com | Live in Indus Restaurant. Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)

Described as a unique, brave piece of work that speaks to our world at this time, Laura Jean Mackay’s award-winning novel, The Animals in That Country, takes us on an extraordinary journey of speculative fiction, where victims of a flu-like pandemic develop the ability to communicate with animals. How important is our unique bond with the animal world?

(This program is pre-recorded)

This session is presented in English

Dideskripsikan sebagai karya yang unik dan berani yang berbicara kepada dunia kita saat ini, novel pemenang penghargaan Laura Jean Mackay, The Animals in That Country, membawa kita pada perjalanan fiksi spekulatif yang luar biasa, di mana para korban flu seperti pandemi mengembangkan kemampuan untuk berkomunikasi dengan hewan. Seberapa penting ikatan unik kita dengan dunia hewan?

(Program ini sudah direkam sebelumnya)

Sesi ini dipersembahkan dalam Bahasa Inggris

Featuring

Julia Winterflood

Julia Winterflood is a writer, editor, and translator who has called Indonesia home since 2014. After three years with the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival team, she turned to freelance …


Laura Jean McKay

Laura Jean McKay is the author of The Animals in That Country, the winner of multiple awards, including The Victorian Prize for Literature 2021 and The Victorian Premier’s Literary Award …



More like this

Main Program | Roads Less Travelled, Travel Writing in the Time of COVID-19

When a global health crisis closes borders between and within countries, does literature’s potential to transport people to new places take on greater significance? David Allan-Petale, whose debut novel, Locust Summer, …


Main Program | The Carrying

In The Carrying, Ada Limón “does not ignore the world’s cruelties but tries not to be held hostage by them,” according to the Guardian. The collection of poems captures ambiguous moments …


Festival Club | Black Water Sister

Set in Penang, this modern fantasy is a heart-warming tale of personal identity, family secrets, and culture clash. Jessamyn Teoh must navigate the world of gods, ghosts, gangsters and supernatural …